Commerce

October 16, 2017 - October 19, 2017

CLDP to Support Government of Ukraine Delegation to the Agriculture Committee Meeting in Geneva

CLDP in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the Ministry of Agriculture will support the travel of the Government of Ukraine (GOU) delegation to the Agriculture Committee Meeting to take place on October 16-19, 2017 at WTO Secretariat, Geneva.

July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017

Pakistan: Reforming Gas Pricing to Increase Power Generation

CLDP will organize a five-day workshop on reforming gas pricing to increase power generation for officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) and the Oil and Gas Development Company, Ltd. (OGDCL).  The workshop will provide examples and lessons learned from deregulation of gas sector internationally. The workshop will discuss the balancing of demands for low domestic prices with the need to incentivize exports, and ensuring a commitment to maintain rationalized consumer gas prices.

July 19, 2017 - July 20, 2017

Pakistan National Labor Law Symposium

CLDP, in close cooperation with the Continuing Legal Education Institute of Pakistan (CLEIP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), will conduct a National Labor Law Symposium in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 19-20 July, 2017.  

July 13, 2017 - July 14, 2017

Regional Contract Negotiation Workshop

CLDP will hold a workshop in West Africa for a gathering of representatives from the governments of Benin, Burkina-Faso, Guinea and Niger. The workshop will feature an in-depth explanation of power purchase agreements (PPAs) using the Understanding Series handbooks (Understanding Power Purchase Agreements and Understanding Power Project Financing) and presentations by commercial banks, law firms and multilateral partners.

July 12, 2017 - July 18, 2017

Bahrain Legislative Drafting Workshop and Consultations

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides technical assistance to the Government of Bahrain, to introduce best practices in business registration, contract enforcement, insolvency reform, and legislative drafting in an effort to encourage investment and economic growth. To further support these goals, 15 National Assembly Council of Representatives (CoR) officials will travel to Washington, D.C. in order to interact with, and learn from, USG officials.

July 10, 2017 - July 17, 2017

Pakistan: Telecom and Cyber Training

From July 10 through July 17, CLDP will organize an educational exchange in Boulder, Colorado, for Pakistani information and communications technology officials from the Ministry of Information Technology and the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority. 

June 6, 2017 - June 8, 2017

Offshore Hydrocarbon Development Workshop

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) will host a 2-day workshop on establishing competitive legal and regulatory framework for offshore hydrocarbon development in Argentina.

June 6, 2017 - June 7, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Power Procurement

On June 6-7, CLDP will hold a workshop in Kathmandu for officials from the Ministry of Energy, Nepal Investment Board, Office of the Millennium Challenge, Nepal Electricity Authority and the Ministry of Finance and other energy-related agencies on Power Procurement. The workshop is part of the Department of State's Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor Initiative aimed at increasing cross-border investment in energy and power trading in South Asia.

May 24, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Sustainable Upstream Oil and Gas Policy

On May 24-26, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Victoria, Seychelles on developing a sustainable upstream oil and gas policy.  The workshop caps the work of several past months, in which CLDP has worked with PetroSeychelles – the national oil company and upstream regulator – to develop a policy that meets the country’s goals for domestic exploration and production in balance with the Seychelles’ unique environmental heritage and its thriving tourism industry.